The City Rises #076

Been waiting awhile for this one. Rambl behind the desk, with a trip through the cosmos! How appropriate to have a photograph of The Sun Ra Arkestra playing a free concert in Melbourne’s Federation Square for the opening of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. It was quite a show, too! 40 minutes of the most astounding, swinging and beautiful space jazz from the masters of the art. Look out for our stings from Arkestra member Knoel Scott, taking TCR into truly cosmic territory.

Speaking of, we started the week with a cut from another space jazz cat, Marcus Belgrave, who also worked with techno luminary Carl Craig. His jam Space Odyssey comes from his 1974 album, Gemini II. Check it. Also played the amazing Fantastic Mr Fox remix of Brandy’s Angel In Disguise and dedicated it to my super-hip friend, Izabel. Plus loads of the usual guff you’d expect from your cosmic co-travellers, The City Rises.

space odyssey :: marcus belgrave :: tribe
pembroke :: airhead & james blake :: brainmath
angel in disguise (fantastic mr fox remix) :: brandy :: erca
one thing (dabrye remix) :: king midas :: hyperdub
drama :: wooshie :: cdr
spaces feat. quasimodo :: king britt :: bbe
redit 124 :: actress :: prime numbers
left hander :: martyn :: 3024
sais dub :: floating points :: eglo records
kaychunk :: kyle hall :: hyperdub
light the way :: africa hitech :: warp
sunny ti de ariya :: king sunny ade & his african beats :: mango
levels :: theo parrish :: sound signature
basic music knowledge :: kowton :: idle hands
intermittent :: andy stott :: modern love
birds of paradise dub version :: peaking lights :: not not fun
hubble :: lukid :: thriller
green sun :: kode9 & the spaceape :: hyperdub
high rise :: dark sky :: blunted robots
further :: lando kal :: hotflush
fuk the 101 :: addison groove :: hessle audio
the bells sketch :: james blake :: hessle audio
our luv :: africa hitech :: warp
international feat. dogbite :: matthewdavid :: leaving records

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